Josiah (Seth) Hawkins, M.D.

Josiah (Seth) Hawkins, M.D.

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • High-risk pregnancy, labor, and delivery
  • Ultrasound


Josiah “Seth” Hawkins, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.

Dr. Hawkins earned his medical degree at McGill University. He completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and received advanced training in maternal-fetal medicine through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from McGill.

Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine, Dr. Hawkins first served on the UT Southwestern faculty as an Assistant Professor from 2012 until 2017. After practicing in northern California, he returned to UT Southwestern in 2021.

In his practice, Dr. Hawkins is committed to providing welcoming and inclusive pregnancy care, including care for LGB and gender-diverse individuals.

Dr. Hawkins’ clinical and research interests include preterm labor and preterm birth, immunity and autoimmunity in pregnancy, and hypertension in pregnancy. He is the author of numerous academic articles, book chapters, abstracts, and presentations. He has contributed to the landmark textbook Williams Obstetrics and has served as a reviewer for a number of professional journals.

Education & Training
  • Other Post Graduate Training - McGill University Faculty of Management (1996-2001)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005-2008), Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Residency - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2002-2005), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Internship - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (2001-2002), Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Medical School - McGill University Faculty of Medicine (1997-2001)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
Honors & Awards
  • CREOG Resident Teaching Award 2020, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Kaiser Oakland Medical Center
  • Outstanding Faculty Teacher, 2016, 2013, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Core Clerkship Teaching Award 2012-2013, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Books & Publications
  • Hypertension in pregnancy
  • Immunity and autoimmunity in pregnancy
  • Preterm labor and preterm birth, mechanisms and interventions

Clinical Focus

  • High-risk pregnancy, labor, and delivery
  • Ultrasound

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